With a population of more than 1.6 million, Phoenix is the foundation of the area known as the "Valley of the Sun". Ranking as the city with the fifth largest population in the country, Phoenix was settled at the junction of the Gila and Salt Rivers. As the cultural center of Arizona, the city offers diverse amenities for people who want to stay in Phoenix.
Phoenix has a thriving performance art scene including venues like the Phoenix Symphony Hall, the Orpheum Theatre, and the Herberger Theater Center. Concerts can be viewed at the Comerica Theatre, University of Phoenix Stadium and Wells Fargo Arena. The city is host to unique museums including the Phoenix Art Museum, the Arizona Science Center and the Musical Instrument Museum.